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Letter from Samuel R. Lemont to his son Frank L. Lemont, April 29, 1862. In it he comments on the state of the war and his hopes that his son will continue to be courageous and stay safe should he be engaged in battle with Confederate forces. Samuel also comments on the state of the family and local goings on.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.8

Date

Spring 4-29-1862

City

Lewiston, ME

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Samuel R. Lemont, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers

Disciplines

Military History | Social History

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Included in this PDF is Bean's transcript of the letter. A modern version has been uploaded for the benefit of the researcher.

Letter from Samuel R. Lemont to Frank L. Lemont, April 29, 1862

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